Anniversary After-hours Party

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Enjoy concerts, an in-the-library Instagram scavenger hunt, complimentary treats, sweets and cash bar for wine and beer. First concert begins at 7:15 p.m. with The Boogers playing rock and roll for kids, followed by R-Gang specializing in Motown and Rhythm & Blues at 8:15 p.m.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Parent Workshop: Creatively Overcoming Communication Barriers

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Is communication challenging for your child with special needs? Join Oak Park speech-language pathologist Dr. Jill E. Senner and our own Shelley Harris for a show and tell workshop highlighting creative adaptations for communication, especially in areas difficult for augmentative communication users, such as in the pool, garden, bed and more. Dr. Senner, founder of Technology and Language Center, Inc., has almost 20 years of experience working with with children with complex communication needs. Register beginning October 7.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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Lego Club

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

We supply plenty of these popular building blocks so your kids can have creative fun making structures of all shapes and sizes. No registration.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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Literary Explorations

Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

In celebration of 10 years in the Main Library and 110 years in Oak Park, the library will host a month-long community art exhibit at all three buildings. Literary Explorations will showcase work inspired by literature. Like the books in our collection, the artwork may evoke strong emotions, celebrate an author, or capture a setting. Three separate artist receptions are planned for Sunday, Oct. 6. Dole Branch and Maze Branch receptions will be from 2 to 4 pm. Main Library reception will be from 3 to 5 pm. Meet the artists and discover if and how your favorite books are represented.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Literary Explorations

Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

In celebration of 10 years in the Main Library and 110 years in Oak Park, the library will host a month-long community art exhibit at all three buildings. Literary Explorations will showcase work inspired by literature. Like the books in our collection, the artwork may evoke strong emotions, celebrate an author, or capture a setting. Three separate artist receptions are planned for Sunday, Oct. 6. Dole Branch and Maze Branch receptions will be from 2 to 4 pm. Main Library reception will be from 3 to 5 pm. Meet the artists and discover if and how your favorite books are represented.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
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Brown Bag: The Golden Egg

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

In The Golden Egg, Commissario Brunetti looks into the suspicious death of a deaf and mentally handicapped man who worked at the neighborhood dry cleaners. Why would anyone want this sweet, simple-minded man dead? All are welcome to attend. Books are available at the Dole Branch Library one month before the discussion.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch

Lego Club

Friday, November 29, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

We supply plenty of these popular building blocks so your kids can have creative fun making structures of all shapes and sizes. No registration.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Pic or Treat!

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 12:00am

Stop by the Children's Department all week to show off your Halloween costume and take your picture with a variety of oversized props! No registration.

Location: 
First Floor - Children's Study Room A
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Pic or Treat!

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 12:00am

Stop by the Children's Department all week to show off your Halloween costume and take your picture with a variety of oversized props! No registration.

Location: 
First Floor - Children's Study Room A
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Pic or Treat!

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 12:00am

Stop by the Children's Department all week to show off your Halloween costume and take your picture with a variety of oversized props! No registration.

Location: 
First Floor - Children's Study Room A
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